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    Employees Union accuses GP of denying rights

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:29am on April 22, 2018

    Grameenphone Employees Union on Saturday said they were deprived as the country’s largest mobile phone operator was maximising its profits...

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    Grameenphone Q1 profit drops after six quarters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:30am on April 22, 2018

    Quarterly net profit of the country’s leading mobile operator Grameenphone dropped after six quarters in January-March in 2018....

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    Stocks post weekly gain riding on bank shares

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:28am on April 22, 2018

    Dhaka stocks gained marginally in the past week, despite fall in prices of around two-third of the scrips, as investors turned their focus to large capitalised scrips, including banks and multinational companies....

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    BTRC mulls outsourcing telcos’ service quality check

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on April 21, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to deploy outsourcing agencies to measure quality of services provided by telecom operators....

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    52,700 new BO accounts in 3 and half months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 21, 2018

    The number of beneficiary owners’ accounts increased by 52,700 in last three and a half months this year. As on April 15, 2018, the number of BO accounts stood at 27,80,161, which was 27,27,400 as on December 31, 2017....

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    FDI drops by 8.42pc in 2017

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on April 19, 2018

    Net inflows of foreign direct investment in the country declined by 8.42 per cent to $2.15 billion in 2017 from $2.33 billion a year ago, according to the final calculation of the Bangladesh Bank released on Thursday....

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    Prices of potatoes, garlic go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 21, 2018

    The prices of potatoes and garlic went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the supply of potatoes and local variety of garlic decreased a bit in the market as the harvesting season of the items ended in the country....

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    Auto-rickshaw owners to come under tax net

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:12pm on April 19, 2018

    Owners of CNG-run auto-rickshaws and other three wheelers will come under income tax net from the next fiscal year of 2018-2019 as the National Board of Revenue is set to make electronic taxpayers identification number mandatory for them in next budget, said the tax authority chief Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan on Thursday...